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  1. One chief for three fire departments is one sensible plan: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Chief Michael Kinkade of Forest Grove Fire & Rescue runs through a maze of stopped cars soliciting donations to aid the Muscular Dystrophy Association in this file photo from last August. Sharing efforts pose no threat to home rule.

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  2. Lisbon Fire Department battles house fire Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Multiple St. Lawrence County fire departments responded to a house fire in Lisbon Saturday night where no injuries were reported. The incident occurred at 32 Merkley Road, and the home suffered a “medium” amount of damage according to Lisbon Volunteer Fire Department Second Assistant Chief Cory Kroeger.

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  3. Whalley student relentless in rallying troops for the Sun RunRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... "The number 1 thing I notice about Shaun is his passion to connect with other human beings. He has this internal fire," said Wickstrom. "I think it comes down to his compassion. He always makes a remarkable leap to inspire other kids and get them ...

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  4. Cross Border Open Carry March for Texarkana 28 MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    Arkansas became a constitutional carry state in August of 2013. It took about a year and a half, dozens of open carry marches, and a change of the Attorney General, for that fact to be generally recognized .

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  5. FIRE: Cattle evacuated and roads closed after North Yorkshire barn blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    SEVERAL youths have been arrested after a large barn blaze which left smoke billowing across the region's busiest road. Flames from the fire could be seen from the A1 and police warned drivers using the road to take caution as billowing smoke caused problems for drivers.

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  6. 2 rescued after boat capsizes on Willow LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Special to the Courier Prescott police and fire personnel rescued two men after their boat capsized on Willow Lake Saturday, Feb. 28. Two engine companies and members of Prescott Fire Department's Technical Rescue Team, as well as the Prescott Police Department , responded to the call - nine personnel in all, according to a news release from PFD Engineer/PIO Wade Ward. On arrival, units made contact with hikers on the shore, who indicated that the boat - and two persons - were stranded on a rock island off the north shore boat ramp.

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  7. Interim D.C. Fire Chief Won't be Permanent ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NBC Washington

    Interim D.C. Fire Chief Eugene Jones will not be kept on as the permanent chief of the department, multiple sources tell News4. Mayor Muriel Bowser has scheduled a "major personnel announcement" for tomorrow morning.

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  8. Readers Write (March 2): Firefighters, teachers, superintendents, coyotes, light pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    He and his crew put out a fire in below-zero weather recently. They went into a building full of smoke in full gear, carrying over 40 pounds of gear, including an oxygen supply that lasts only 30 minutes.

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  9. Boston Crews Find Hydrants Cleared of Snow at BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Firefighters were called to 9 Porter Street just after 5 a.m. and quick struck three alarms as the fire spread to both floors of the structure, according to tweets from Boston Fire Department Spokesman Steve MacDonald. After the fire was knocked down, firefighters rescued a cold, wet cat and reunited it with the occupant, who escaped the fire with a dog.

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  10. Calif. Warehouse Fire Causes $500K DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    March 01--Firefighters contained a three-alarm fire at a one-story commercial warehouse in Oakland early Saturday morning, officials said. The department received a call of a fire at a building on East 12th Street at 6:49 a.m., said Battalion Chief Lisa Baker of the Oakland Fire Department.

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  11. Minn. City Rethinks Prevention After Downtown FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 28--A trio of fires in Winona's historic downtown has worried some business owners and city officials who wonder whether the Fire Department ought to bring back its inspector. Over the past 18 months, three big blazes have erupted downtown.

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  12. Hundreds Remember Fallen Houston Fire CaptainRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 28--Gaylon Davenport stood on a stage in front of a crowd of hundreds Friday, overlooking the flag-draped casket bearing the body of his friend, Houston Fire Department Capt. Dwight Bazile.

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  13. The Missing Link Of SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... always been, and rightfully so, the reduction of line-of-duty deaths and injuries. Since 1985, when I first joined the fire service, I can't recall a single training session where the word safety wasn't mentioned, again, for good reason - it's ...

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  14. Much More Than A Close Call - Part 3Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    On Aug. 5, 2014, there was a reported fire to which the New Carlisle Fire Department in Indiana responded. It was a fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of an assistant fire chief and an extreme close call for others.

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  15. Flow Paths a " Just Science? It Better Be Your RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    I'm a relative newbie when it comes to telling fire department storiesa but , when I joined the fire department, we wore three-quarter boots and un-insulated leather helmets and we rode back steps, side steps and any place else where we could stand. Those who told me stories would say, "Boots? We didn't wear no stinkin' boots! And leather helmets? That's for wusses - we wore tin helmets."

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  16. Hot Shots 3/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Houston Fire Department Captain Raul Villasana ascends the turntable of his Ladder Company 68 operating defensively at a 2-11 fire involving an apartment complex's offices in the Sharpstown area. The blaze was reported at about 6:45 P.M. and it took firefighters nearly two hours to bring it under control as it spread through voids in an added-on mansard-style roof of the large two-story structure.

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  17. NFFF a oeUNDER 50a CAMPAIGN: Who responds to a firefightera s worst day?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... but had no idea how serious the issues really were. Firefighters are dealing with problems inside and outside the fire department that can impact their performance and mental well-being. Do any of these sound familiar? Another call to extricate the ...

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  18. a oeThe Firea : Leta s Learn From What They Teach UsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Are you ready for "The Fire"? Is this the once-in-a-career fire? Is this a fire that claims 100 citizens, nine firefighters, 29 firefighters, 15 occupants of a nursing home, six older adults or one small child or one firefighter? Do the numbers matter? Fire in its uncontrolled state is destructive to our lives. When I first went to South Carolina as Superintendent of the Fire Academy, it was after "The Fire"; that's how most referred to the Sofa Super Store fire.

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  19. For the Record 3/15Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... an eight-year period, also covers flight hours, infrastructure upgrade, maintenance, airstrip operation, handling of fire retardants and other aspects of operating the squadron. The firefighting aircraft, manufactured by Air Tractor, are ...

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  20. Scuttlebutt 3/15Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... from AHSS. A retired firefighter who most recently served as safety and chief training officer for the McKinney, TX, fire department, Moore is an expert in the area of advanced vehicle rescue seminars and has dedicated much of his career to ...

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